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Barrueco Sandra, 2012
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Synergistic interchanges among child, family, and broader systems relate directly and indirectly with one another over time to foster early linguistic and literacy development in a dynamic, multiplicative fashion (Dickinson & McCabe, 2001). Such…
Horm Diane M., Goble Carla B., Branscomb Kathryn R., 2012
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The purpose of this chapter is to review three major infant toddler curricula, identifying key or unique features, discussing strengths and limitations, and reflecting on similarities and differences. The commonly used definition of curriculum in…
Michael-Luna Sara, Heimer Lucinda G., 2012
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In this chapter, we focus on: (1) the origins of each approach as well as how theory and their foundational values are utilized; (2) the key components of these approaches; (3) an example of the way that each curriculum addresses diversity,…
Wisneski Debora B., Reifel Stuart, 2012
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To frame this current struggle of play's place in the curriculum, in this chapter we will discuss what has traditionally been accepted within the dominant play-based curriculum paradigms drawing from early childhood practice, theory, and research.…
Wang Haixia, March 2009
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A description of services provided by Horizons for Homeless Children, including Community Children?s Centers, Playspaces, parent education, and other family supports for homeless families with children in Massachusetts
Boyd Lynda, February 2009
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Peer Reviewed
A description of New Zealand?s policies and programs in which young children are immersed and instructed in second languages, including the environments in which children from immigrant families learn English, and the Kohanga Reo programs in which…
Mohler Geri Marshall, Yun Kimo Ah, Carter Amy, Kasak Deb, January 2009
Reports & Papers
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A study of the effect of Southern California?s Preschool Literacy Project, which provides a specialized curriculum, teacher coaching, a print-rich environment, and professional development opportunities to teachers, on the literacy scores of the…
Baroody Arthur J., Eiland Michael, Thompson Bradley, January, 2009
Reports & Papers
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A comparison of the pre- and post-test numeracy skills of children in classrooms using four different numeracy teaching techniques: structured discovery, semistructured discovery, direct instruction, and unstructured practice, based on data…
Devereux Jane, October 2008
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of an examination of issues related to children's learning outside the formal classroom
Mhathuna Maire Mhic, October 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A case study of the storytelling activities at an Irish-language immersion preschool
Brereton Amy, October 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A case study of a classroom composed of children with normal hearing learning sign language in an effort to enhance classroom communication, encourage classroom participation, and foster an appreciation of diversity
Walsh Glenda, October 2008
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of guidance for the facilitation of children's learning experiences within the Early Years Foundation and Key Stage I curricula
Bradford Helen, October 2008
Book Reviews
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A review of an overview of critical perspectives to the United Kingdom's mandate to teach phonics as the main approach to literacy in the early years
Schull Christine P., Anderson Elaine A., September, 2008
Reports & Papers
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One hundred and sixty-four children from a rural county in the state of Maryland, USA, were followed longitudinally from birth until kindergarten entry, tracking their participation in a home visiting program designed to enhance parent child…
Bodrova Elena, September 2008
Reports & Papers
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A theoretical discussion, with a focus on the Vygotskian approach, of the roles of play and academic learning in preschool classrooms